Sentences with word «gambler»

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How do their lives compare with the excessive extravagance of the gamblers in Las Vegas?
MOVIES & TV
On the heels of a mesmerizing lead performance as an aging gambler in director Neil Jordan's The Good Thief (a remake of the Jean-Pierre Melville classic Bob le Flambeur), Nolte's arrest for driving under the influence in September of 2002 made headlines when it was discovered that he was under the influence of GHB.
MOVIES & TV
The state Gaming Commission has approved a standardized table of penalties for outlets that wrongfully serve underage gamblers.
POLITICS
What is clear from recent events is that gamblers have been able to create new more risky games faster than government can keep up.
ENVIRONMENT
But if the spectre of gamblers deserting to digital currencies is an alarming one for these sites, then the technology that lies behind Bitcoin and its imitators should be scarier still.
TECHNOLOGY
Phillip Baker Hall plays the old guy who takes John C. Reilly under his wing and teaches him how to survive as a professional gambler.
MOVIES & TV
He was a big speculator and a big gambler and he was all-in all the time.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
To these gamblers, any amount of freedom, even that which resists rationality and tests Lady Luck, is an assertion of individual autonomy.
RELIGION
Savvy gamblers grabbed this at +6 on open.
SPORTS
Are these entrepreneurs so different from the troops of gamblers who used to come here, hoping to strike it rich?
BUSINESS
During Saturday morning's opening, about 3,000 people are lined up to come in, and we fill up the entire parking lot for 2,000 cars, and the gamblers complained about not finding a parking space.
FOOD & BEVERAGES
As a result the only full-time gamblers in attendance are Hamilton and Blair Rodman, a poker player who resembles a muscled-up Steve Buscemi and is forever flashing a wad of hundreds.
SPORTS
And like any gambler, I'm riding a high.
BUSINESS
Since 2005, photographer Martin Amis has visited the racecourses of Southern England to capture the anticipation and drama of race day gamblers.
ART
Mr. Mitchell combined academic training as a petroleum engineer and geologist with a gambler's cunning to become an influential businessman worth $ 2 billion.
ENVIRONMENT
Anderson always preferred the original title, Sydney, for his first feature, a neo-noir thriller starring Philip Baker Hall as an ageing gambler who becomes a mentor to a young man who has lost everything (John C Reilly).
MOVIES & TV
Hard Eight invites you to share in the gambler's highs, but it also knows they're illusory — even when you win, you're alone.
MOVIES & TV
Before mBit Casino added support for these new currencies, gamblers were limited to playing online with Bitcoin.
TECHNOLOGY
From executive producers David Milch (DEADWOOD) and legendary director Michael Mann, Dustin Hoffman stars in his first ever television role Nick Nolte and Dennis Farina, LUCK takes a provocative look at the world of horse racing — the owners, gamblers, jockeys and diverse array of industry players.
MOVIES & TV
The sportsbook trends say that 64 percent of gamblers are betting -LSB-...]
SPORTS
Focus is effortlessly cool (and very hot) for a good long time, ramping up to a genuinely amazing mid-movie showdown with the great B.D. Wong playing a billionaire degenerate gambler during a game in which, if I'm not mistaken, Oliver Stone's Any Given Sunday Miami Sharks have made it once again to the Super Bowl.
MOVIES & TV
The casino blames its problems on the Seneca Nation of Indians, which stopped sharing gambling revenues with the state last year and used those newfound funds to lure gamblers to its own casinos in the region.
POLITICS
Now that is a losing bet, based on nothing more than a gambler's fallacy.
EDUCATION
Louis uses an analogy of a casino that mints more chips to give to its gamblers so they can increase the revenues of the house.
REAL_ESTATE
One example of the influence of the gambler's fallacy interfering with decision making was documented in a recent publication from the National Bureau of Economic Research (Chen, Moskowitz, & Shue, 2016).
EDUCATION
Gday Nial and Forex Friends, I am a gambler and I accept responsibility for my trades.
MONEY
Otherwise Gerry is rather endearing, a dorky, superstitious sad sack who forms an easy bond with happy-go-lucky fellow gambler Curtis (Ryan Reynolds), as they together tour casinos and gambling dens along the Mississippi river looking to make their fortune.
MOVIES & TV
It's just a shame that the little gems that stick out in memory so heavily, don't reflect the end product that «Mississippi Grind» has to offer; the film is at its core, a so-so gambler, who hits it big but doesn't know when to walk away, overplaying his hand and leaving with a much smaller windfall.
MOVIES & TV
I am an authorized provider to treat problem gamblers and their family members through the Office of Problem Gambling.»
RELATIONSHIPS
He's a small-time gambler with a backpack full of cash, an overdue debt in Vegas and a broken radiator hose.
MOVIES & TV
These include an explorer, a gambler, a musician as well as the well-worn men one would find on a travelling vessel, taking an epic journey of exploration.
ART
Beyond that I just don't know what will happen and defer to the academics and gamblers when it comes to seat projections, and indeed when it comes to who on earth is going to form our next government.
POLITICS
We've all heard about sharps, wise guys, professional gamblers, syndicates and betting groups.
SPORTS
According to the federal government's Problem Gambling resource, up to 500,000 Australians either are, or are at risk of becoming, problem gamblers.
RELATIONSHIPS
A civil case in the Supreme Court, which held that a professional gambler was not entitled to # 7.7 million in winnings from a casino, has expanded the definition of fraud.
LAW
«If I were a gambler, I would take even money that England will not exist in the year 2000 and give ten to one that the life of the average Briton would be of distinctly lower quality than it is today.»
ENVIRONMENT
«Imagine a casino where patrons are required to pitch in and pay the losses of the most reckless gamblers
AUTOMOBILES
Some pathological gamblers are able to deny their impulsive gambling to themselves because they think gambling addiction means you have to gamble every day or that you can only have a gambling problem if you can't afford it.
RELATIONSHIPS
A wealthy gambler who believes he has gotten the raw end of the deal at a poker table may accuse the dealer of dishonesty.
INSURANCE
Charges against Dean McKeown were considered inappropriate in the light of the 4 year riding ban imposed on him in October, when a Disciplinary Panel found he had passed inside information to a group of gamblers, and been guilty of failing to try on 4 occasions.
LAW
Once lauded as the greatest British artist of the 20th century, Moore has — in recent years — been usurped by the great sadomasochistic gambler of old, Francis Bacon
ART
Speaking on behalf of the ECNP, Professor Wim van den Brink (Amsterdam), Chair of the Scientific Committee for the Berlin Congress, said: «At the moment, we find that treatment with opioid antagonists such as naltrexone and nalmefene seem to have a positive effect in the treatment of pathological gambling, and that the best results of these medications are obtained in those problem gamblers with a family history of alcohol dependence.
SCIENCE
The alternative to the Schedule C or S-Corp route is simply declaring gambling winnings as «other income» on Line 21 (Form 1040) and itemizing losses on Schedule A, which is not an efficient strategy for a professional gambler.
MONEY
The prevalence of major depression among the sample of problem gamblers was 32.4 %.
RELATIONSHIPS
A rainbow coalition: Asian knife hurler (Byung-hun Lee), Hispanic outlaw (Manuel Garcia Rulfo), face-painted native-American archer (Martin Sensmeier), a Confederate sharpshooter (Ethan Hawke), a guy described as a bear in people's clothes (Vincent D'Onofrio), and a goofball gambler (Chris Pratt), all led by silky-smooth bounty hunter Denzel Washington.
MOVIES & TV
She hires bounty hunter Sam Chisholm (Washington), who then recruits a motley crew including drunken gambler Josh Faraday (Pratt), Civil War sharpshooter Goodnight Robicheaux (Hawke), knife-wielding expert Billy Rocks (Lee), mountain man Jack Horne (D'Onofrio), Mexican bandit Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Native American warrior Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier).
MOVIES & TV
On the other hand, «The Sharps» (Professional gamblers who push lines up and down along with the public) are high on the Bills.
SPORTS
Most gamblers, and probably many traders, make the mistake of over betting their bankroll, not realizing the devastating effect of a losing streak that should be entirely predictable.
MONEY
What differentiates gamblers and investors?
MONEY
As gamblers we can not fully eliminate them but being aware of their impact can improve our performance and lead to greater results.
SPORTS
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